“Adopt A Bucket”

Many county residents are worried about the continued hot and dry weather. They are asking local fire managers what is currently being done to help ensure our community is ready, and also how we are deterring irresponsible, illegal or reckless activities in our forests.
Boulder County Fire Management Officer Jay Stalnacker explains what the County is doing, and what citizens can do to help. Our current weather, with drying grasses and tress is typical for

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Multi-facet SuperSkyWoman

Lyons Life

By Ken Singer

To understand Lyons resident Coco Gordon, you need to be familiar with the concept of “Permaculture,” a term coined by Australians Bill Mollison and David Holmgren in the 1970s. It is a design system that creates sustainable human habitats by mimicking nature’s patterns without waste. It involves soil regeneration, food production (and sharing surpluses), land use, as well as community building. It is not just these elements, but the beneficial relationships

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History Preservation in Lyons and Boulder County

By Kathleen Spring
Business is booming in Boulder County historic preservation departments. Kathleen Spring, from the Lyons Redstone Museum, went to the Boulder Heritage Roundtable September meeting. All the Boulder County departments were represented, like Carol Beam, Open Spaces, and Wendy

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About Town September 24, 2015

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this column is an elected official. Her opinions are hers and do not necessarily represent those of the entire Board of Trustees.

Another week gone by. What beautiful weather, but it’s too dry. We need some rain. The slow and steady kind.

The Habitat for Humanity housing at the Valley Bank site is making some progress, and the town continues to look at the Railroad Avenue land by the firehouse for duplexes or small senior apartments.

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Town of Lyons - September 21, 2015

On September 21, the Board of Trustees approved a resolution to award Defalco Construction, Co. as the contractor for the “Capital Improvements Project: Confluence Area.” The project is generally located in the Confluence Area, from 5th Avenue east to the North and South St. Vrain Creeks, and includes Evans Street west of 5th Avenue, and 3rd Avenue from Evans Street

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Two years later - Statement from flood-rebuilding River Confluence Neighborhood in Lyons, Colorado

A formal statement from the river confluence neighborhood of Lyons, Colorado was released today, in response to the Town's recent (9/14/15) meeting addressing their inability to approve building permits:

“Recently we gathered as a formal group of Lyons residents rebuilding in the “confluence” Neighborhood, to support one another in our respective attempts to obtain rebuilding permits from the destruction to our homes and properties in the September 2013 flood. Today- over

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That is not a failure!

Dear Editor,
It is now six months since the Town of Lyons made a major decision. The issues pro and con regarding a housing authority project in Bohn Park were completely aired before the March election. There was a record voter turnout, and Lyons voters rejected the plan. They turned out again for a second election and voted “yes” on an ordinance that requires a vote if

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Sheriff Orders Fire Ban

On Tuesday, September 22, Sheriff Joe Pelle enacted a fire ban for the mountain area of Boulder County. The mountain area includes all unincorporated areas west of
Highway 93, Broadway Avenue, and Highway 36 (North and South Foothills Highways and Broadway Avenue in the City of Boulder) including Rabbit Mountain Open Space and west of

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Off The Wall

Off The Wall is a collaborative art show by local artists Amanda Anderson and Kahlie Sue Pinello. This “not to be missed” show runs through the month of October at The Stone Cup with an opening reception (also not to be missed) to meet and chat with the artists will be held on Friday, October 2, from 6 to 9 p.m. Musical entertainment for the evening will be provided by Eric the Viking.

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